Lisa Gilligan

About Lisa Gilligan

Lisa regularly advises on all aspects of the licensing process for restaurants , late night venues, and pub companies. She has extensive experience dealing with health and safety issues and fire safety investigations.

Restaurants and pubs can become takeaways

By |2020-04-08T13:25:18+00:00April 8th, 2020|

The Government is keen to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus and the forced closure of all pubs and restaurants.  It has introduced a new permitted development right which will enable pubs and restaurants to operate as takeaways until 23rd March 2021.  Operators would usually require planning permission to make the change to a takeaway but [...]

Trading post Covid-19 – Make sure you protect your licence

By |2020-04-06T16:35:18+00:00April 6th, 2020|

It is important to be prepared for the future even in these bleak times.  Although pubs and bars nationwide are currently closed under the new social distancing rules, it’s important to safeguard your premises licence and your pavement licence for future trade. Take action to prevent your premises licence from lapsing In the event of [...]